Why Las Vegas Casinos Had A Good April And What It Means | Forbes

My first piece as a Forbes.com contributor takes a look at the April Nevada gaming numbers, and what they mean:

The Gaming Revenue Report features numbers for all casinos in the state, broken down into 25 reporting areas, which sometimes overlap. For example, Clark County is a reporting area, but so is the Las Vegas Strip, which is in Clark County. Within each reporting area, results are aggregated, so you won’t be able to find out what the roulette hold for the Venetian was, but you can find out the average for all Las Vegas Strip casinos. Select reporting areas are further divided by revenue ranges, so if you want you can filter out bigger or smaller properties.

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Any piece of writing that concludes with the Golden Knights can’t be that bad. Unless, I suppose, you are a diehard Caps fan this week.

Author: Dave

Director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and author of several books, including Roll the Bones: The History of Gaming. Also Gaming and Hospitality editor for Vegas Seven magazine.

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